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Framing a Complex Roof Structure Using Dynamo

Framing a Complex Roof Structure Using Dynamo

These days, architecture is getting bolder and more wavy. As a result many structural engineering firms are having to model in Revit against this bold architecture. To say the least, it can be quite challenging and time intensive to model curved structural framing members that correctly follow complex forms. It can be even more frustrating,…

How to get the most out of a model review

How to get the most out of a model review

This presentation will go through the process of how to review models completed in Revit. It will look at how to present the model review to the project team, utilize the data to narrow down employee training needs, and compare the model against current office modeling standards. This presentation addresses: The process of completing a…

5 Goals of a BIM Manager

5 Goals of a BIM Manager

Are you starting out as a BIM Manager or wanting to enhance your management role? Join us for a peek into the five goals that will help you achieve success within your firm. Based on real-world experience, these are the goals Laura Kay Smith, BIM Manager at Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning has set…

Revit tips & tricks you didn’t know or didn’t remember

Revit tips & tricks you didn’t know or didn’t remember

Have you ever been sitting at your computer, working away at a Revit model and thinking to yourself “There has got to be a better way to do this”? Well, there likely is. This rapid-fire session will show you a number tricks and tips that you may not know or, somewhere along the line, you…

Horizontal Mullions on a Curved Curtain Wall

Horizontal Mullions on a Curved Curtain Wall

Welcome to Technical Tuesdays! Today we’re going to look at how you create horizontal mullions that are parallel to the ground on a curved curtain wall with a sloped top. If, for example, you applied a curtain system per face, you may find yourself with some sloped mullions. Not the expected or desired output. Whereas…

Designing using Revit with Lumion

Designing using Revit with Lumion

Lumion is an indispensable tool for architectural visualizations, with 37 of the World’s Top 100 architect firms now numbering among the rapidly growing Lumion user community. The introduction of Lumion changed the concept of architectural visualization. Since then, Lumion has made it fast and simple for Designers, Architects and Construction professionals to breathe life into…

Real-time Project Collaboration with Bluebeam Studio

Real-time Project Collaboration with Bluebeam Studio

Interested in enhancing project collaboration in real-time? Join us to learn how Revu’s integrated cloud solution, Bluebeam Studio, can host virtual meetings that enable remote project partners from across the globe to collaborate online in real time. Watch us demonstrate how project teams can collaborate on the fly via Studio Sessions, where multiple users can…

Michelle Ovelson to speak at RTC North America

Michelle Ovelson to speak at RTC North America

Congratulations to Michelle Ovelson, Technical Specialist at Summit AEC who will share her thoughts on how to complete a clear and comprehensive model review at the upcoming RTC North America Conference in Washington, DC. With a background in architectural design and construction, Michelle has a broad range of experience in providing the vision and support…

BIM is a team sport

During a recent webinar I suggested that delivering a building project using a true BIM process could be likened to participating in a team sporting event. If we look at any specific project as the game to be played certain things should be in place before you begin to play. You need to know the…

1.4x more efficient learning

These days everyone is creating videos, about Revit, BIM, the AEC industry, funny pets and dancing kids. Sitting down to watch an hour long+ Autodesk University video is a challenge for most people, so I have begun speeding up videos I watch. I have found that playing lectures at 1.4 times the speed is fast enough that…

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